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Entrepreneur of the Year for Seattle 2016

 LATINA Style is delighted to honor Adriana Medina, president and owner of “Fuerte Fitness” with the “Entrepreneur of the Year” award for Seattle, WA 2016.


Adriana Medina

A fitness industry veteran, Adriana Medina founded her business in 2008 in Wallingford, WA.  Adriana believes that personal fitness isn’t just something you do in the morning, during lunch, or on your way home from work; it’s a way of life. Her own personal journey proves that anyone can embrace fitness at any age and discover a passion that can change their lives and the lives of those around them.  Her personal approach which she carries forward through “Fuerte Fitness” is centered on helping individuals reinvigorate or discover their love of health and fitness through personal training, classes, nutritional guidance, and community outreach.  She also offers cooking classes, hiking, sporting events, and special workshops as well.

Under Adriana’s enthusiastic leadership, her gym has received numerous recognitions such as:

  • Colors Northwest for Diversity & Business, Featured Business 2007
  • Evening Magazine, Best New Business 2009
  • Wallingford Chamber of Commerce President Awards 2009 and 2010
  • Most Awesome Mom’s Fitness Program nominee 2011
  • Best Minority Owned Business nominee 2011

Adriana holds a B.A. in International Business from Boise State University. She is certified by the International Sports and Science Association (ISSA) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). Adriana is also an active, award-winning fitness competitor. She has many notable accomplishments to her name including placing in the top 10 the last three years for the NPC USA’s National Figure Competition and she has been the 1st place award winner in the Oregon Ironman Fitness Competition. A full list of her accomplishments can be found on her webpage at

The LATINA Style “Entrepreneur of the Year” award honors leading entrepreneurs of all fields. Award finalists are nominated by community partners and are selected based on their vision, leadership, financial success, community service, and visibility as a true role model for young women.

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